Business, Labor & Employment

Employer Class Action Certification

For those employers who had all but given up hope of receiving relief from the…


Business, Labor & Employment

Contractual Arbitration Provisions Under California Law

If you have ever purchased or sold a home, or seen a medical doctor, no doubt…


Business, Labor & Employment

Employers Beware - Potential Liability for Serving Alcohol at Holiday Parties

Most companies reward their employees with a holiday party, intended to promote…


Dog Beaten With Bat by Neighbor; Owner Recovers Emotional Distress Damages

Striking your neighbors dog with a bat may allow your neighbor to recover…


Business, Labor & Employment

California Courts Narrowly Construe Covenants Not to Compete

As mentioned previously in this space, over the last several years California…


Business, Labor & Employment

Arbitrator Disclosures Give Rise To Litigation

No Man is an Island: Court rules that arbitrators need not live in splendid…


Freedom to Choose Your Roommate: Fair Housing Council of San Fernando Valley v. Roommate.com

Can the selection of a roommate give rise to a legal claim for discrimination?…


Foreclosure

A Lender Owes No Duty to a Borrower to Disclose an Intent to Defraud the Borrower

Are a homeowner's damages for the decline in the value of their home the fault…


California Judicial Council

Trees Saved From Slaughter!

The California Rules of Court have been amended to stop unnecessary filings, to…